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Be the Dream

Prep for Prep Graduates Share Their Stories

Foreword by Marian Wright Edelman

Compiled by Gary Simons

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Algonquin Books
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Number Of Pages
400
Publication Date
June 15, 2003
ISBN
9781565124172

Be the Dream

Prep for Prep Graduates Share Their Stories

Foreword by Marian Wright Edelman

Compiled by Gary Simons

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Twenty-five years ago, an elementary school teacher in the Bronx had a vision: No bright, determined, spirited child should be left behind because of the circumstances of race or poverty. Out of that vision, Prep for Prep was born, to identify gifted children and provide them access to a first-rate education. Thousands of these students have graduated from America's most demanding universities and gone on to become leaders in their communities. Thirty-five of them have written about the experience - an experience that changed their lives. Their stories offer indisputable proof that education empowers people to do great things

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Product details

Published By
Algonquin Books
Categories
Number Of Pages
400
Publication Date
June 15, 2003
ISBN
9781565124172

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